Network reporter's home mistaken target of raid

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Associated Press

Posted on September 15, 2011 at 8:13 AM

Updated Thursday, Sep 15 at 8:13 AM

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- The home of a California-based network television reporter and a political consultant was mistakenly targeted by police and FBI agents during a drug raid to arrest a suspect across the street.

The San Francisco Chronicle (http://bit.ly/ncHHAd ) reports officers were looking for 43-year-old Sang Ung when they showed up at the Alameda house on Wednesday.

But the home was sold months earlier and Ung rented a house across the street.

Martinez police Lt. Jon Sylvia says officers quickly realized the mistake and apologized to CBS News reporter Priya David Clemens and her husband, Alex Clemens.

Then, they got a new search warrant, walked across the street and arrested Ung.

Alex Clemens says weapons were raised and he was about to be handcuffed when officers realized the mistake.

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